If you search for something on "all sites" (using the searchbox at the top of https://stackexchange.com, you'll reach the search results, e.g. https://stackexchange.com/search?q=foo+bar+baz.

If you click directly on a tag on that page, e.g.

example for tag on global search page

You get 404 Page Not Found error, e.g. https://stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/terminology

Steps to reproduce

  1. Go to https://stackexchange.com and enter e.g. "keyforge" into the "Search all sites" field.
  2. Arrive at https://stackexchange.com/search?q=keyforge
  3. Click on the "keyforge" tag below a search entry.
  4. Reach https://stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/keyforge (404 page not found)

Expected behaviour

Reach https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/keyforge

System Info

Happens in both Firefox and Vivaldi browsers on Windows 10.

  • 3
    Was about to make a post about this, but am glad to see somebody else spotted it as well. Kind of surprise that there weren't any replies though...
    – Mara
    Commented May 29, 2018 at 12:46
  • I didn't notice this and ask another similar question
    – Graviton
    Commented Jun 13, 2018 at 6:42
  • 1
    I contacted support about this bug and got this: "Generally, the best way to get possible bugs seen is to post it on our network's Meta site, which hosts questions and issues about the Q&A software. That way, other users and our developers can vet the problem and discuss any solutions or other potential issues." So here I am...
    – Stefan_EOX
    Commented Dec 18, 2018 at 20:51
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    This also occurs in chat, for example Winter Bash 2018 where currently the Tags (upper right): davids, (http://stackexchange.com/tags/davids/info, different URL than your example), hats and secrets also panda.
    – Rob
    Commented Dec 18, 2018 at 21:50
  • 3
    This still needs to be fixed one year later. Commented Apr 1, 2019 at 1:14
  • it seems that in search results, it doesn't use the proper url for the tag ( for ex: stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/TAGNAME instead of thequestionsite/questions/tagged/TAGNAME) Commented Apr 25, 2019 at 11:53

1 Answer 1


This seems to have been fixed now, the tag links are working correctly again:

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See Send users to the correct site's tagged questions from the SE search results.

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